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General Education introduces our undergraduates to the university's academic expectations and undergraduate learning outcomes. Through General Education, students gain knowledge that is vital to their continued education.

About General Education

General Education is a set of requirements that introduce students to the university's academic community and expectations. All UNLV students must complete the General Education requirements to earn an undergraduate degree.

The purpose of the UNLV General Education Program is to foster attainment of knowledge and skills that will enable students to perform better in their academic majors and in their post-graduate careers.


For all UNLV General Education inquiries, please contact Dr. Jacob Thompson, Director of General Education and Undergraduate Curriculum at:

Mailing Address

4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 451099
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-1099